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Orioles lose starter Wade Miley in first inning of 4-2 win over White Sox

Orioles lose starter Wade Miley in first inning of 4-2 win over White Sox

Orioles left-hander Wade Miley left the game just 12 pitches into the first inning of Friday’s series-opening 4-2 win over the Chicago White Sox after back-to-back batters stung line drives up the middle and hit him.

With two outs in the first inning, Miley took a line drive on to his left forearm off the bat of first baseman José Abreu. After getting attention on the mound from manager Buck Showalter and assistant athletic trainer Brian Ebel, Miley convinced them he could stay in the game.

Two pitches later, Avisaíl García hit a line drive off Miley’s thigh, and his protestations were denied. Ebel came out to the mound and brought Miley back to the...

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